From 61371b7bdaad5a45e8e73f361ea1a1cdfa9a7930 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ben Fiedler
Date: Fri, 13 May 2022 16:34:34 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Add missing move
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content/chess/first-rated-game.md | 19 ++++++++++---------
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
diff --git a/content/chess/first-rated-game.md b/content/chess/first-rated-game.md
index b08436c..cd1e09b 100644
--- a/content/chess/first-rated-game.md
+++ b/content/chess/first-rated-game.md
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ my attack, so I play **20. h5 Nf8 21. Kb1 b4 22. b3 a4 23. hxg6 fxg6**. 23. ...
hxg6?? would have immediately lost to 24. Qh3!.
I spent some time considering 24. Rxh7, but I didn't see a sensible continuation
-After 24. ... Nxf7, Stockfish shows the way: 25. Qxg6+ Kh8 (26. ... Kf8? 27.
+after 24. ... Nxf7. Stockfish shows the way: 25. Qxg6+ Kh8 (26. ... Kf8? 27.
Rf1! with mate to follow, as the Black king cannot escape via e7 due to Qg7#)
26\. Qf7! and Black must sacrifice his queen avoid getting checkmated.
@@ -118,13 +118,14 @@ and my connected passed pawns are one square closer to promotion than Black's.
caption="White's pieces look much more active than Black's after **40. ... h4**" >}}
Black tries to push with **40\. ... h4** but the h-pawn alone cannot promote
-while my rook patrols the first rank. **41. Ke4?**, better would have been 41. e6
-immediately. **41. ... Ka3 42. e6 Ra8 43. Nc7 Rd8+ 44. Ke5 Rf8?**. After my
-opponent offered me the exchange of rooks, I can win the game on the spot and
-take my time to calculate the following sequence: **45. Rxf8 Nxf8 46. e7 Nd7+
-47\. Ke6!** only winning move, as otherwise the black knight defends the e8
-square from f6. **47. ... Nc5+ 48. dxc5 h2 49. a8=Q** and Black resigns, because
-49\. ... h1=Q is followed by 50. Qh8+! ... 51. Qxh1, and the game is over.
+while my rook patrols the first rank. **41. Ke4?**, better would have been 41.
+e6 immediately. **41. ... Ra3 42. Kd5 h3 43. e6 Ra8 44. Nc7 Rd8+ 45. Ke5 Rf8?**.
+After my opponent offered me the exchange of rooks, I can win the game on the
+spot and take my time to calculate the following sequence: **46. Rxf8 Nxf8 47.
+e7 Nd7+ 48\. Ke6!** only winning move, as otherwise the black knight defends the
+e8 square from f6. **48. ... Nc5+ 49. dxc5 h2 50. a8=Q** and Black resigns,
+because 50\. ... h1=Q is followed by 51. Qh8+! ... 52. Qxh1, and the game is
+over.
{{< fen pos="4Q3/2N5/4K1pk/2P5/8/8/7p/8 b - - 0 50"
caption="Black resigns after **49. a8=Q**" >}}
@@ -135,7 +136,7 @@ equalized in the middle game.
# A fun puzzle
-During the game, my endgame was winning due to having **48. dxc5** after **47.
+During the game, my endgame was winning due to having **49. dxc5** after **48.
... Nc5+**. It turns out that this endgame is also winning without the pawn on
d4, can you find an alternative winning sequence?
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